Pioneer Oil Refinery
California State Historic Landmark 172
#172 Pioneer Oil Refinery
1875, Star Oil Company, one of predecessors of the Standard Oil Company of California, drilled its first well in Pico Canyon, 100 barrels per day. The discovery resulted the following year in the erection of the first commercial oil refinery in California.
Site: 23802 Pine St (go toward hill), Newhall; plaque is at SE corner of I-5 and Lyons Ave, Newhall.
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